April 5 2016

Youth Radio – The True Cost of Juvenile Justice

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…Each year, almost 1.5 million teens, many of them low-income, are arrested in the United States. Compared to ten years ago, fewer of these young people end up incarcerated due to cost-saving measures at the county level, but what impact do those measures have on minors and their families? In a yearlong investigation, Youth Radio tracked three new trends – teen GPS ankle monitoring, victim restitution and making parents pay for their kids’ jail time and probation…

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Click here to check out The California Endowment’s Sons & Brothers program which aims to help improve the health and life outcomes for boys and young men of color.